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DevOps Specialist



Software Engineering
Somerville, MA, USA
Posted on Thursday, May 9, 2024

DevOps Specialist

Location: Somerville, MA

VIA is making an impact, and so can you.

VIA’s mission is to make communities cleaner, safer, and more equitable. Now, we need your help to make an even bigger difference. VIA enables real-time data verification, automated ingestion, and secure analysis of energy and environmental data. The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) and energy companies around the globe trust VIA to help them solve their data challenges.

As a DevOps Specialist at VIA, you will play an integral role in the deployment, support, and security verification of our advanced analytics applications. You will own key components of VIA’s deployment pipeline and operational infrastructure.

Read more about our mission, team, and values here.

In this role, you will:

  • Enhance VIA’s deployment process through efficient automation and by implementing up-to-date industry best practices
    • Support network security configuration
    • Optimize and secure system integration
    • Maintain and improve the internal tool stack
    • Set up and configure logging and monitoring frameworks across several products, teams, and customers
  • Support internal deployment activities across multiple teams and products
    • Provide deployment and configuration troubleshooting support
    • Own and maintain the documentation for internal and external (customer) deployment procedures
    • Build and deliver training material for the team about the CI/CD pipeline
    • Securing applications powered by blockchain technologies and machine learning algorithms
    • Help build the testing pipeline by creating relevant templates
  • Ensure smooth deployment and integration of VIA’s software across multiple stakeholders’ cloud platforms
    • Interact with various technical teams to build an understanding of their technology, configuration, and documentation
    • Enhance and automate the setup process of VIA’s software on our cloud platform in order to facilitate more efficient installations

What you will bring to this role:

  • A degree in computer science, engineering, information systems, or any related field
  • 2+ years of relevant DevOps, SRE, system Administration or cloud Engineering experience
  • Ability to prioritize and organize work within our agile environment
  • Strong interpersonal skills for collaboration and communication with cross-functional teams
  • Experience with at least one of these cloud service providers: AWS, Azure or GCP
    • A certification in any of these platforms is considered an asset
  • Proficiency in application deployment (e.g., Kubernetes, Terraform, GitOps, Docker, Flux CD, Argo CD, and or Kyverno)
  • Deep technical understanding of IT infrastructure integration, Unix/Linux, (e.g., DNS and storage systems), TCP/IP behavior, and application data flows between systems (a must have)
  • Experience managing and troubleshooting networks in cloud environments
  • Proficiency in Python and shell script languages
  • Experience or interest in the following skills is also a plus:
    • Deployment of blockchain nodes (e.g., experience with configuration of Ethereum miners)
    • Application orchestration
    • Configuration and monitoring (e.g., system logs, Kibana, Grafana, etc.)

**Even if you don't meet all of the criteria, but are interested in the role, we welcome your application and would love to learn more about you!**

To have a high impact at VIA, you will:

  • Be a critical thinker with a passion for solving complex problems alongside teammates
  • Have a desire to learn in a high-energy environment
  • Demonstrate strong attention to detail and apply follow-up and organizational skills
  • Be a part of a team that will transform the energy industry using groundbreaking technology and innovative solutions
  • Be excited to share your passions with the team as a foodie, a lover of video games, an athlete, a fan of pets, or having a good GIF game (doesn’t hurt either!)

What you will find at VIA:

Our approach to developing innovative solutions, commitment to continuous learning, and culture of celebrating our collective diversity makes every day rewarding!

Read about our perks and benefits here.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.